This exciting new book is for school leaders who are interested in transforming their school and district practices. Discussing issues that impact students, teachers within their classrooms, and the larger school community, Formative Assessment Leadership explores how leaders can implement effective professional development and positive change in their schools. Breaking down formative assessment into manageable, understandable parts, the authors provide:
An exploration of what formative data-based decision making looks like
Scaffolding that enables school leaders to effectively integrate processes into their own school structure
Discussion of potential barriers to success and how to overcome these challenges
Practical examples that help ground the formative assessment leadership concepts
A range of worksheets and templates to help implement formative assessment leadership in your schools
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 148
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
"Methods that transform schools are always practical and specific. Formative Assessment Leadership provides specifics beginning with the hiring process and takes you into the classroom, where the authors provide a practical, step-by-step guide for utilizing formative assessments to improve student learning. This book is certain to be a big part of our future professional development planning."
--Mark Lineburg, Superintendent, Winchester Public Schools, VA
"Formative Assessment Leadership is a must-read for any school leader interested in promoting truly transformative teaching and learning in his or her school. Sanzo, Myran, and Caggiano take the reader through an artful and thoughtful journey into the twenty-first-century classroom, where students become active participants in their own learning and where teachers and administrators work collaboratively and purposefully to weave together the threads of data-based decision making, formative assessment, and cycles of inquiry. Formative Assessment Leadership provides both the intellectual foundation for anyone interested in the empirical bases of data-based decision making with a formative emphasis and the practical guidelines for putting theory into practice. Sanzo, Myran, and Caggiano have made an important contribution to the field of instructional leadership in a post-NCLB world."
--Stephen H. Davis, Professor, College of Education and Integrative Studies, and Director, Great Leaders for Great Schools Academy, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
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